Knowledge Hub

  • Video

    Gift Aid 101 with Rachel Cooper

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Governance, legal and compliance / Gift Aid
    Posted by: Emma Abbott
    On: 05.10.2023

    Join Gift Aid expert Rachel Cooper and CFG's Richard Sagar to learn how to get going with Gift Aid and avoid common errors when making claims.

    Time to read: 1 minutes
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  • Campaign

    Gift Aid: avoiding common pitfalls

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Risk / Gift Aid
    Written by: Louise Veragoo
    On: 05.10.2023

    Claiming Gift Aid doesn't have to be a headache. Louise Veragoo from Haysmacintyre looks the common pitfalls and opportunities for getting the most out of your charity’s Gift Aid claim.

     

     

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Gift Aid: How giving to charity can reduce your tax bill

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Gift Aid
    Written by: Akin Coker
    On: 05.10.2023

    Donating to your favourite charities can have a feel-good effect but did you know that your generosity could also potentially reduce your tax bill? Akin Coker from Buzzacott explains how.

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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    Gift Aid: How to maximise donations made through fundraising events

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Gift Aid / Financial sustainability
    Written by: Judith Pederzolli
    On: 05.10.2023

    If your charity holds events to raise funds, the rules on when you can and can't claim Gift Aid can be tricky to navigate. Judith Pederzolli from PEM shares expert advice so you don't miss out on a single penny.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    Get set for Gift Aid Awareness Day 2023

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Gift Aid / Funding
    Written by: Emma Abbott
    On: 17.07.2023

    On Thursday 5 October, let’s shout about the importance of gift aid and encourage all donors and supporters to #TickTheBox!

    Time to read: 1 minutes
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  • Video

    How to maximise Gift Aid

    Topics: Gift Aid
    Written by: Rachelle Rowbottom
    On: 06.04.2023

    Following on from CFG's Gift Aid seminar in January 2023, Rachelle Rowbottom from BHP shares updates and advice on how to make the most of Gift Aid.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • The Government's 'Growth Plan 2022': An analysis

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Pensions / Governance, legal and compliance / Gift Aid / Economy and policy
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 23.09.2022

    Richard Sagar, CFG's Head of Policy, takes a look at the new Chancellor's mini-budget statement and what it means for charities.

    Time to read: 7 minutes
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  • Campaign

    Get set for Gift Aid Awareness Day 2022!

    Topics: Gift Aid
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 03.08.2022

    Gift Aid Awareness Day is less than ten weeks away! Emma Abbott, Communications Manager, CFG, explains what's in store for this year's #TickTheBox campaign and how you can get involved!

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Technical update: Gift Aid and the naming of buildings

    Topics: Gift Aid
    Posted by: Richard Bray
    On: 28.04.2022

    HMRC has revised its guidance on gift aid and donor benefit rules around the naming of buildings. Chair of Charity Tax Group (CTG), Richard Bray, explains.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • CFG comments

    Spring Statement 2022: Not nearly enough for those on low incomes

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Governance, legal and compliance / Gift Aid
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 24.03.2022

    CFG's corporate partners and Richard Sagar, Head of Policy, take a closer look at the Chancellor's Spring Statement, considering what it means for charities and those they serve.

    Time to read: 10 minutes
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  • Summer Economic Update

    Topics: Crisis management / Gift Aid / Tax and VAT / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Charity finance policy
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 08.07.2020

    Richard Sagar, Policy Manager, sets out a briefing on today's Economic Update by the Chancellor aided by commentary from our corporate partner experts. Together, they examine how the announcements might affect charities and what we might expect from the Autumn Spending Review.

    Please contact us at policy@cfg.org.uk if you'd like to get in touch.

    Time to read: 11 minutes
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  • Defeating the myths about Gift Aid

    Topics: Gift Aid
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 03.10.2019

    Involving multiple forms, numerous cards and baffling entries on tax self-assessment forms — it is no surprise that the intricacies of how Gift Aid works can appear something of an arcane science. Swiftaid is defeating the myths about Gift Aid and explaining what it’s all about:

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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